Throw Back Thursday!!!

Posted by | February 14, 2019 3:08 pm

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In honor of Throw Back Thursday, I stepped in our back room to take a look back in time! Wondering what happened the year of 1993 (26 years ago), the year I was born (I’m showing my age now), this is what I found!

Hope you enjoy this Throw Back Thursday! —Whit

Marine Christopher M. Peacock was promoted to the rank of Read More


Throw Back Thursday!!!

Posted by | February 14, 2019 2:57 pm

****Click on link to see all picures attached****

In honor of Throw Back Thursday, I stepped in our back room to take a look back in time! Wondering what happened the year of 1993 (26 years ago), the year I was born (I’m showing my age now), this is what I found!

Hope you enjoy this Throw Back Thursday! —Whit

Marine Christopher M. Peacock was promoted to the rank of Read More


Happy Valentine’s Day

Posted by | February 14, 2019 2:45 pm

Have you done your shopping yet? Reed Conley is checking his gifts to make sure he’s not forgotten anything! The 5-year-old son of Grant and Tiffani Conley attends Swainsboro Pre-K. We at The Forest-Blade hope your Valentine’s Day is just as sweet as the box of Russell Stover chocolates Reed has picked out for his someone special!


Another wreck on Highway 23 North

Posted by | February 14, 2019 2:44 pm

by BILL CAHILL, SFD PIO

In the past month or two, there have been numerous crashes on a 7-mile stretch of Highway 23 North between Twin City and the Jenkins County line. The latest occurred on Tuesday, February 5, around 10:30 am.

It was a bright, warm day with dry road conditions. A boom truck heading north drifted onto the shoulder of the roadway. When the driver attempted to get Read More


STC holds open house for new infant center

Posted by | February 14, 2019 2:43 pm

On January 29, Southeastern Technical College welcomed the public to tour its newly-opened infant center on the Swainsboro campus. This addition expands the Child Development Center which began in 1981.

Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) is one of the many diverse academic programs offered at STC. This program emphasizes a combination of early childhood care, education theory, practical application, and general core competencies necessary for successful employment. It goes Read More


Thirteen complete first responder training

Posted by | February 14, 2019 2:42 pm

Emanuel County Emergency Services started its first responder course in September 2018, and it culminated January 28, 2019.

Paramedic/EMT instructor Corey Monroe instructed the course, along with EMS director Courtney Terwilliger and EMS assistant Nicky Drake.

During the required 156-hour course, those committed to serve met twice per week and were educated and instructed on how to properly respond and assist in the event of an emergency.

“I advised each Read More


EREA to meet

Posted by | February 14, 2019 2:41 pm

The Emanuel Retired Educators Association will host its next meeting at Twin City Elementary at 12 p.m. on February 20.


EGSC announces dean’s lists

Posted by | February 14, 2019 2:37 pm

The following students have been named to East Georgia State College’s Fall Semester 2018 dean’s honor and dean’s merit lists. To be named to the dean’s honor list, a student must have a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher in 15 or more hours of course work. Students named to the dean’s merit list must have a semester average of 3.5 or higher in at least 12 but Read More


Dr. Larson presents paper at SPSA Conference

Posted by | February 14, 2019 2:36 pm

Dr. Brett Larson, assistant professor of political science at East Georgia State College, presented a paper called “The Unrealism of Rawls’s Political Philosophy” at the Southern Political Science Association’s 2019 conference on Friday, January 18, 2019. Dr. Larson’s essay examines the scholarly debate over John Rawls’s relationship to political realism. The Southern Political Science Association is one of five regional political science associations in the United States. Thousands of political Read More


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